HLGU Prepares for Fall 2016 Semester

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University’s new students will be welcomed to campus on Thursday, August 25, from 10 am to 2 pm. As they drive onto the HLGU campus, first-time students will receive a “welcome home” from the president and first lady, Dr. and Mrs. Anthony Allen, at the main gate. Next, the Trojan Army, …

2016 HLGU Trojan Trek 5K Announced

by Rebecca Sneed HLGU’s annual Trojan Trek will be held on Saturday, October 1, 2016. Sponsored by HLGU’s Cross Country and Track & Field teams, the 5k Run/Walk begins at 9 am at the Roland Fine Arts Center. The Trojan Trek course weaves through the HLGU campus, along a couple of city streets, and through …

Fresh Ideas Announces New Management Team at HLGU

Fresh Ideas is committed to improving the dining experience for students at Hannibal-LaGrange University. Their programs deliver great food, variety, creativity, high value, and student satisfaction. Martin Porter has been appointed the new Director of Dining Services at HLGU. Porter is a seasoned Fresh Ideas Director and has spent the last few years opening new …

Mobile Ordering and Payment App Comes to HLGU Food Service

Waiting in line for food and paying with a card will soon be a thing of the past at Hannibal-LaGrange University. The campus’ dining services operator, Fresh Ideas, has partnered with Lucova, a leading technology company in the higher education segment, to bring speed, convenience, and personalization to students, staff, and faculty–all under one app. …

HLGU Awarded Tree Campus USA® Honor, Plans Arbor Day Celebration

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University will hold an Arbor Day celebration on Friday, April 1 at 10 am in front of the Carroll Science Center to plant a tree and celebrate being named a 2015 Tree Campus USA®. Tree Campus USA is a national program created in 2008 by the Arbor Day Foundation to honor …

Rafael Cruz Scheduled to Speak in Hannibal

by Carolyn Carpenter Pastor Rafael Cruz, father of Republican Presidential candidate and United States Senator Ted Cruz, will be speaking at two events in Hannibal, Missouri early next week. The public is invited to attend these free events being held on Sunday, March 13 at 7:00 pm at Becky’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream Parlor & …

World’s Largest One-Day Leadership Conference to be Simulcast at HLGU on May 6

Click here to view a promotional video! Leadercast is the world’s largest one-day leadership conference, broadcast LIVE from Atlanta and simulcast to hundreds of locations around the world on May 6, 2016. This year marks the 16th year of the annual leadership conference and the third year that Hannibal-LaGrange University and Hannibal Regional Healthcare Systems …

HLGU Freshmen Serve the Community

by Rebecca Sneed One of Hannibal-LaGrange University’s core values is to be service oriented. Each semester, the University’s first-time freshman students embark on demonstrating that value and the school’s motto, “Knowledge for Service,” by completing a class-led service project. Since February 17 is National Random Acts of Kindness Day, freshman seminar students plan to launch …

HLGU Hosts African American History Exhibit

by Rebecca Sneed In celebration of Black History Month, HLGU’s Roland Library is proud to have on display various pictures and artifacts regarding African American history. The display, with items on loan from Jim’s Journey: The Huck Finn Freedom Center, will be open for the month of February. Included in the display are the clergy …

HLGU February Art Exhibit Features Eric Brown

by Rebecca Sneed Hannibal-LaGrange University’s Art Department is presenting an opening reception for guest artist Eric Brown on Friday, February 5, at 6 pm in the Hagerman Art Gallery of the Roland Fine Arts Center. The gallery will remain on display for the month of February. A self-taught artist, Eric traces his love for art …